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Nail matrixectomy for ingrown nail - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   hello
User :   Hi I've an ingrown toenail which has been untreated for about 3 years now, im starting to get numbness in my leg and tingling, is this got to do with the infection
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   whats ur age/sex?
User :   male 32
Doctor :   ok\
Doctor :   numbness only in that toe?
Doctor :   are u a diabetic?
User :   no not diabetic..numbess is only in the leg with the infected toe.
Doctor :   entire leg?
User :   would the infection spread up my foot
Doctor :   do u have fever?
User :   yes entire foot
User :   no fever
Doctor :   normally it doesnt happen
Doctor :   but there are chances
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   y dont u go for matrixectomy?

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